Wednesday, 25th of April 2018

Staff Members

 

Director

Dr. Deepak Apte

Director

 

Dr. Deepak Apte is at present the Director of the Bombay Natural History Society. He has a doctorate degree in Marine Ecology. He also acquired post graduate certificates programme at AIT, Bangkok and Duke University, USA. For over 30 years he has been exploring marine life at various parts of Indian coast. Deepak has authored 4 books, 45 peer reviewed publications in the prestigious journals like Nature, Evolution, Systematic and Biodiversity and JMBA (UK) and several popular articles. Deepak is the member of Maharashtra State Biodiversity Board Animal Committee and Executive Committee member of CBD NGO Alliance and UNDP-GOI East Godavari Programme. At present he is heading number of research and conservation programmes in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Lakshadweep and Andaman and Nicobar and central India.

 

In 2008, Deepak received prestigious Whitley Award given by the Shears Foundation for his work of establishing community managed marine protected area and saving Giant Clams in Lakshadweep. Recently he received Whitley Continuation Award to do research and conservation of giant clams in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. He is a Fellow of the Smithsonian Environmental Leadership Programme, LEAD-India, International Visitors Programme, USA and Duke University Marine Programme. Well travelled to over 50 countries, he has undergone extensive training on sustainable development. Deepak is an excellent underwater photographer and Advance Open Water PADI diver with more than 5000 hours of dive log. He aims to popularize marine biodiversity through research, field expeditions, publication of books.Established full fledge Marine Conservation Programme in BNHS.

  • Chairman – Environmental Appraisal Committee (CRZ and Infrastructure 1), MoEFCC, Government of India.
  • Member - National Board of Wild Life, MoEFCC, Government of India 
  • Member (Ex) – Forest Advisory Committee, MoEFCC, Government of India
  • Member- Maharashtra State Biodiversity Board Fauna Committee
  • Governing Council Member – Mangrove Foundation, Government of Maharashtra
  • Executive Committee Member – Mangrove Foundation, Government of Maharashtra
  • Member – Committee on Mangrove and Coral Reef Action Plan, Gujarat State
  • Member – CRZ Committee, Government of Maharashtra 
  • Member – Wetland Committee, Government of Maharashtra
  • Member – National Vulture Recovery Programme, Government of India
  • Member – Research Advisory Committee, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai
  • Executive Committee Member - Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON)
  • Member – Wildlife Institute of India Society
  • Executive Committee Member – CAMPA – Maharashtra State
  • Member - State Wildlife Advisory Board of Maharashtra
  • Member - State Wildlife Advisory Board of Madhya Pradesh
  • Member - State Wildlife Advisory Board of Andaman and Nicobar
  • Member - Sarus Conservation Committee, Government of Utter Pradesh
  • Member - Bird Control Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India

 

 

Research

 

 

Dr.S Balchandran

Dr.Vibhu Prakash

Conservation


 
 

 


 

Priya Warekar


 


Rajesh T. Parmar


Salahudeen V K


Rahul Salunkhe


Unmesh Katwade


Milind M Dhupkar


Sampada S karkare


Prafula V Savarkar


Saurabh S Dande


Sayali Mavalankar


Dugra Prasad Srivastava


Balaji Survase


K Shaktivel

ENVIS


 


 

IBA


 


Abhijit A Malekar


 


Nandkishore Dudhe

Vulture Programme


Sachin Ranade


Nikita B Prakash


Niranjan Dalei


Soumya chakraborty


Parag Deori


Rajesh Kumar


Amar Prasad


Jai Kishan Sharma


Timan Singh


Prakash Chand


Bandhan Orao


Purna Rabha


Dhiraj Rabha


Basanta Rabha


Banaswar Das


Etwa Uraw


Kalu Chhetri


Prijush Sonar


Budharam Urao


Rohan Shringarpure


Mandar Kulkarni


Mohammed Quasin


Mayur Bowri


Indumoni Chetia


Rinkita Gurav


Animesh Mondal


Arindam Aditya


Yogesh Kumar


Purbasha Banerjee


Tek Singh


Ravi Kumar


Devidatta Sharma


Dev Karan


Mohd.Shamim


Alka Dube


Sherwin Everett


Sangita Medhi

 

Other Projects

Collection


Rahul Khot


V M Hegde


Vinod Patil


Sameer B Bajaru

Shyam Jhadav

 

CEC Mumbai


Ashish Chandrabhan Yadav


Prakash Ghadashi


Vasant J Sawant


Baloo Patil


Dashrath B Lad


Dilip L Giri


Asha Patil


Sugandha Kasar


Vinayak S Giri


Prem K Devki

CEC Delhi

 

Lakhan Kohli


Dev Datta


Jitendra Kumar


Geeta Yadav

Membership & Programme


 

 


 

Central Marketing


Divyesh Parikh


Gisha Shanker


Pradnya S More


Kamlesh Hasaye


Amzad Hussian

 

 

MEDIA/PRO

 

 

Accounts


Varsha Chalke


Ajit Majgaonkar


 


Swapnil S Mestry


Sushma Sakpal


Sneha Kadam

 

 

Administration


M G Mathews


Vasant R Naik


Shalet Alva


Santosh Mhapsekar


Sunil Ghavnalkar


Siddi Shelar


S V karambele


P Ranga


Ravindranath Tawade


Christy Swami


Parasnath Jaiswar


Vijaya Das


Sunder Ranga Pattem


Bharati Pawar


Shrikrishna Desai